A History of Classical Sociology. / Edited by Prof I.S. Kon. Translated by H. Campbell Creighton, M.A. (Oxon). Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1989. ― 376 p. ― (Student's Library). ISBN 5-01-001102-6
CONTENTS Introduction (by Igor Kon) 1. From Social Philosophy to Sociology (by Igor Kon) 2. Auguste Comte and the Origin of Positivist Sociology (by Elena Osipova) 3. Herbert Spencer's Sociological Conception (by Igor Kon) 4. Naturalism in Sociology of the Turn of the Century (by Alexander Hofman and Alexander Kovalev) 5. The Psychological Sociology of the Turn of the Century (by Igor Kon) 6. Empirical Social Studies in the Nineteenth Century (by Marina Kovaleva) 7. The Crisis of Evolutionism and the Antipositivist Trends in Sociology at the Turn of the Century (by Igor Kon) 8. K. Ferdinand Tönnies' Sociological Conception (by Leonid Ionin) 9. Georg Simmel's Sociology (by Leonid Ionin) 10. Emile Durkheim's Sociology (by Elena Osipova) 11. The Sociology of Max Weber (by Piama Haidenko) 12. The Sociological System of Vilfredo Pareto (by Elena Osipova) 13. Sociology in Prerevolutionary Russia (by Igor Golosenko) Conclusion (by Igor Kon)
Essays on the history of sociology of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in the West and in pre-revolutionary Russia, written from a Marxian standpoint.